Wayfair is hiring a

Director of Business Analytics

Boston, United States

Wayfair is looking for a Director of Business Analytics to join our growing Business Intelligence team. As head of the Business Analytics team, the leader will guide a team of several analysts and managers providing critical data support to our internal business partners. 

The Business Analytics team enables tactical and strategic business decisions by providing our Marketing, Operations, Finance, and many other teams self-service access to all performance data through our BI platform. In addition, the Director of Business Analytics will work with other leaders within BI to aid in architecting both Wayfair’s current and next generations of our first class self-service BI platform.

With a large BI team and a stakeholder base numbering in the thousands, this is a high visibility, high impact role. A successful candidate will have strong business and technical acumen, as well as great problem solving, communication, and mentoring and management skills.


• Partnering with internal leadership across the entire business to set an agenda for the BI platform and work with your internal team to drive to completion
• Prioritization and project management of team activities while proactively identifying areas in which analytics efforts can produce a strong value add
• Setting a vision for our future BI technology strategy
• Mentoring and development of a team of managers and analysts
• Aiding in architecting data structures and reports in a MPP environment
• Working with several large and complex SQL, Vertica databases


• 7+ years of total experience in a business intelligence, data science or engineering role with management experience preferred
• Experience with OLAP technologies, SQL, and related BI software (SSAS, Microstrategy, Cognos)
• Positive, people-oriented, and energetic attitude
• Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
• Strong written and verbal communication
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Experience with Python, Java, Tableau, C++ a plus

Wayfair (NYSE: W) offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Our unparalleled selection and superior customer service coupled with the convenience of online shopping, makes it easier than ever before to find exactly what you want for your home. 

The Wayfair family of brands includes:
• Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home
• Joss & Main, an online flash sales site offering inspiring home design daily
• AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design
• DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings
• Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and employs 2,000 people across its eight global locations of Boston, New York, Ogden, Utah, Hebron, Kentucky, Galway, Ireland, London, Berlin and Sydney. The company has previously been named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company to Work For and Top Company for Well Balanced Life.

Wayfair does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Wayfair will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions. 

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